Dubai, UAE: 18 October 2022: Dubai Calendar, the official listing platform for events in the city, has announced an incredible line-up of live music, culture and sport events which will take place throughout the city during November 2022. 

Whether you are looking for musical entertainment or to laugh along at a comedy show, or enjoy a variety of culinary experiences and even attend some top sporting events including the first-ever Dubai Esports Festival, here’s a list of go-to events in the city compiled by Dubai Calendar for November.


Foodies can fill enjoy a weekend full of delicious food, quirky music and urban art, at Break The Block at Dubai Design District. Surround yourself with street food culture as the city’s most celebrated dining concepts for just two nights only, from 4th to 5th November.

Faulty Towers fans can expect a night full of non-stop laughter as Basil, Sybil and Manuel hop on board the QE2, in a hilarious tribute to the BBC’s iconic TV series. Following sold out shows around the world, this immersive experience returns to Dubai for one night only on 5th November.

Families can head to the Theatre at QE2 to see Steven Lee’s latest book I Spy With My Little Eye brought to life on 5th and 6th November. Kids can have an incredible time playing with Molly and Bingo the puppy during this interactive musical experience.

Immerse yourself in art and culture at the region’s largest creative festival, Dubai Design Week from 8th to 13th November. Embracing Dubai’s position as the design capital of the Middle East, this annual event features showcases from architecture, products, furniture and interior design brands.

Taking place 9th to 12th November, Downtown Design is the Middle East’s leading fair for contemporary and high-quality design, showcasing international and regional exhibiting brands, manufacturers and designers.

Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu, the king and queen of Bollywood return to Dubai, are yet again joining forces for an electrifying performance at The Agenda on 20th November. The stars will be performing their classic 90’s nostalgic hits, including Gali Mein Aaj Chaand all the way to their newer dance number Aankh Maare.

Be dazzled by the award-winning magician, Rob Lake from 25th to 27th November at Dubai Opera, as he defies reason and logic with his epic tricks.

Foodies can prepare themselves for a winter food extravaganza as Etisalat Beach Canteen begins to indulge your cuisine curiosity at Safa Park from 25th November to 11th December. This buzzing, outdoor food festival will feature an array of global gourmet nibbles, games, activities and attractions for the whole family.

Classic car lovers are in for a treat at the second edition of the immersive Icons of Porsche exhibition, where motors, art and culture all unite. Set within the trendy Dubai Design District, this experience will take place from 26th to 27th November for a safari-themed journey through the German automobile brands distinctive heritage.


The greatly anticipated PaRus International Music Fest with return to the Burj Al Arab for its sixth edition. Russian singing sensation Lolita Milyavskaya will kick things off with a phenomenal concert on 1st November. This will be followed by pop rock band Leningrad who will be belting out their chart-topping hits on 2nd November.

The much-anticipated arrival of DJ Hardwell will be a non-stop party for EDM fans as he performs his ‘Rebels Never Die’ concert at Coca Cola Arena on 4th November.

Be awestruck by the piano extraordinaire, Peter Bence, as Dubai Opera welcomes him on 11th November. The Guinness World Record holder will be performing incredible piano hits, with arrangements from Michael Jackson, Queen and Sia.

Enrico Macias returns to Dubai Opera on 12th November following two previously sold out shows, performing music inspired by the landscapes of Andalusia, France and the Mediterranean.

Classical music fans will be in awe of the Dresden Opera Ball at Dubai Opera on 15th November. The glittering, multi-cultural experience will showcase a world class fusion of European and Arabic melodies with a performance from megastars ncluding Plácido Domingo, Marina Rebeka, Riz Khan, Oksana Fedorova and The European Peace Chamber Orchestra Dresden.

Britain’s Got Talent star, Calum Scott, will be returning to Dubai on 19th November to play his hip, catchy tunes at the Hard Rock Café. This performance will be part of his Bridges world tour, where he will be singing all of his chart topping tracks and songs from his latest album.

One of the worlds most renowned cello combos, Luka Sulic and HAUSER, who come together as 2Cellos, will be in Dubai to perform their final showcase, The Dedicated Tour. Appearing at Coca-Cola Arena on 19th November, the pair will play their signature, electrifying sounds, bringing together classical with modern covers.  

Coca Cola Arena is set to welcome globally recognised Scottish musical sensation, Lewis Capaldi, on 24th November. With numerous accolades and several number one singles behind him, this concert will be one not to miss.


Get ready for the entire city to come together and celebrate fitness at the latest edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge, taking place from 29th October to 27th November. Launched in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, encouraging the entire city to get fit for an entire month.

Watch the electrifying IPF World Padel Championship is arriving in Dubai from 31st October to 5th November at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium. This six-day international competition will see sixteen teams participate from countries including Spain, Argentina and France.

The first edition of The Legends Team Cup – ATP Champions Tour is in its final leg following qualifying stages in Croatia. Superstars including Lleyton Hewitt, David Ferrer and Radek Stepanek are just three of the 10 international tennis champions who will be jetting into the city for the final competition of 2022 at Dubai Harbour from 9th to 12th November.

Gamers are in for a treat with the first ever edition of the Dubai Esports Festival (DEF) 2022 which takes place from 9th to 20th November at the Dubai Exhibition Centre. From the Initiate Summit for industry professionals to a fun-filled GameExpo and a pop culture convention, there is something for all esports enthusiast.

Dubai, as a global yachting and water sports hub, is thrilled to welcome the Sail Grand Prix to the city, from 12th to 13th November at Mina Rashid. This is the third season of this championship and will host six races, five fleet races and a race finale.

Get ready for an immense fight as Floyd “Money” Mayweather jumps into the ring with YouTuber Deji Olatunji for the Global Titans fight night on 13th November. This globally broadcast boxing match will bring two entertaining superstars into one ring at the Coca-Cola Arena for a highly-anticipated spectacle.

Football fans will be thrilled as England legends, Gary Neville and Michael Owen are coming to Dubai for an exciting event, welcoming fans on 17th November at The Agenda. Soccer supporters will have the opportunity to chat with the legendary sportsmen as they answer all game-related questions and share insights and trivia.

The world’s most decorated golfers are coming to Dubai for the annual prestigious DP World Tour Championship, to complete the season of the Rolex Series, taking place at Jumeirah Golf Estates from 17th to 20th November.

Enjoy a heart racing job around Dubai Autodrome with Run The Track on 20th November. The course will be free of cars and you’ll be joined by crowds of like-minded runners and athletes.

Dubai Calendar allows residents and tourists to discover upcoming events and purchase tickets quickly and securely through Dubai Calendar’s website and the mobile application’s purchasing platform. For more information about all events taking place across Dubai, please visit:

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With the ultimate vision of making Dubai, the world’s leading commercial centre, investment hub and tourism destination, Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) is mandated to support the Government in positioning the emirate as a major hub for global economy and tourism, and in boosting the city’s economic and tourism competitiveness indicators. Under this remit, DET is driving efforts to further enhance Dubai’s diversified, innovative service-based economy to attract top global talent, deliver a world-class business environment and accelerate productivity growth. Additionally, DET is supporting Dubai’s vision to become the world’s best city to live and work in by promoting its diverse destination proposition, unique lifestyle and outstanding quality of life, overall.

DET is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s business and tourism sectors. It is also responsible for the licensing and classification of all types of businesses, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. The DET portfolio includes Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, Dubai Industries and Exports, Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) and Dubai SME, as well as Dubai College of Tourism, Dubai Calendar and Dubai Business Events.

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